organized and give them the shock of their life at your film casting.
"Someone who just blows them away is impressive," says Meredith
Jacobson Marciano. The guys in charge might not think you deserve a
second film casting opportunity. "They will believe that they just
experienced your best film casting the first time you did it," says
Peter Kelley. "I've seen several theatre actors just walk in, fire
through a read and be apauled when the only reaction is: 'Great!
Thanks.' That, in my experience, is familiar. Don't be a second take
If you do get a second chance at a film casting make
sure to make the most of it. Film Casting directors and agents at film
casting agencies enjoy an actor that can take guidence well. They are
going to throw things at you to see how versatille you are. "If you can
tell an actor to fine-tune something and they convert it to what you
want," says Meredith Jacboson Marciano, "it's wonderful." If you don't
get any guidence -- don't read into it. Film casting requires more time
than a average theatre audition. They might be leasing the equipment
and paying by the hour, or they might have to switch tapes, etc.
There's a probability they just might be running behind.
of an actor's job is in reality to embrace the world-view of the
character he or she is portraying and to tell the story from that
vantage point. If an actor muffles large aspects of their personality,
they will have a seriously limited range and castability. Many acting
teachers call this 'freeing your instrument.'" "Goethe said, 'Talent is
produced in privacy,' you know? And it's actually true. There is a need
for lonesomeness which I don't believe most people realize for an
actor. It's almost having particular kinds of secrets for yourself that
you'll let the public in on only for a moment, when you're acting." -
Marilyn Monroe. Go to film extras castings and auditions as well. It is
a great way to get in a film, prepare your reel and film resume.